Zela, West Virginia

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Zela, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Zela, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Zela, West Virginia
Zela, West Virginia
Zela, West Virginia is located in the US
Zela, West Virginia
Zela, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°17′09″N 80°56′59″W / 38.28583°N 80.94972°W / 38.28583; -80.94972Coordinates: 38°17′09″N 80°56′59″W / 38.28583°N 80.94972°W / 38.28583; -80.94972
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 1,270 ft (390 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1549483[1]

Zela is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Zela is located on West Virginia Route 39 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Summersville.

The community was named after Zela Alderson, the daughter of a local merchant.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. pp. 697–698.